December 2, 2010 RSS feed / News

Barnetts’ Beauvoir one of new homes on W-WHF Christmas Tour Dec. 10-11

The Christmas Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation, offers local citizens and visitors an opportunity to tour historic houses decorated for the holidays. More...

Botanical Gardens open house is set for this Sunday, 2-5 p.m.

Botanically-themed holiday décor will highlight an afternoon of festivities as The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia hosts its annual holiday open house, Sunday, December 5, 2-5 p.m. More...

Davis is speaker at Vann’s Creek event December 4 at 11

Robert Scott Davis, director of the Genealogy Program of Wallace State College in Alabama, will be the principal speaker for the Battle of Vann’s Creek Ceremony at the Richard B. More...

Living History to be presented on Dec. 11 at Toombs House

Toombs Family and Friends will present a Living History Program entitled, Our Common Heritage 1860: Part II on Saturday, December 11, from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. More...

FBLA completes coat drive

The Washington-Wilkes Middle School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America sponsored a coat drive in November. More...

Bi-Lo to feature local talent Dec. 13-24

Bi-Lo will be having its first ever “12 Days of Christmas” celebration during which local talent will be featured December 13-24 from 6-8 p.m. each evening. Light refreshments will be served. More...

Lundberg News

I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving Day. The weather was beautiful. It was especially nice for those who traveled to be with loved ones. ƒAttendance was down a bit at Clifford's Grove Baptist Church Sunday. Rev. More...

RAYLE NEWS

The message Sunday morning at Sardis Baptist Church by Rev. Jim Newsome was “Hope of Christmas.” The lighting of the candle “Hope” was by the children as they placed their hands on the lighter as Pastor Newsome helped them. More...

Tiger Band marches in festival; students excited to be teaching

Congratulations and thank you to the students who sold the most goods in the W-WMS fund-raiser held this fall. The top seller was Xavian Banks who sold $344.50 in merchandise. He was awarded $50. More...

Christmas at Callaway slated for Dec. 10; decorators needed

Christmas at Callaway Plantation will be held this year on Friday, December 10, from 4-8 p.m. The Plantation is located five miles west of Washington on Highway 78 across from the Washington-Wilkes Airport.   More...

CSRA unemployment drops slightly during month of Oct.

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported today that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) decreased to 9.6 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 9.7 percent in September More...

Tyrone News

I hope everyone had a good week and enjoyed time with family and friends during Thanksgiving. ƒOur sincere sympathy goes out to the family of Jimmy Bailey. More...

Kohlhagen to present program on grief at Tea and Learn Wed.

Wills Memorial Hospital will host a Tea and Learn December 8, at 2:30 p.m. in the hospital library. Rev. Glen Kohlhagen will speak on grief.   Grief is a major reaction to a major loss. It is most often an unhappy and painful emotion. More...

Little Theater offers tickets as incentive for joining early

The 2011 membership drive for The Washington Little Theater Company is underway and everyone joining before January 1, 2011, will receive an extra ticket.   More...

Tignall News

Thanksgiving is probably the best family time day of the whole year. Most of us spent that day with our families and trying to eat enough to last the rest of the year. Many of you probably spent the afternoon napping. More...